The Spy Who Stayed in the Cold

A witness against a CIA rogue dies mysteriously in Virginia

Kevin Mulcahy was to the "Company" born. His father was in the Central Intelligence Agency for 28 years, and young Mulcahy's first job was as an electronics expert for the CIA. Last week Mulcahy, 40, died as Company men sometimes do in spy fiction: in the cold and dark, of causes unknown.

Mulcahy was found lying on the doorsill outside a motel cabin in rural Virginia. An autopsy showed that he had been drunk and was suffering from bronchial pneumonia and emphysema; however, no one...

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